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Dat Roar Tho: Listen to the Mercedes-AMG GT at Bonneville

There aren’t many companies that can do an exhaust like Jaguar right now. The F-type R coupe sounds like someone gave a V-8 a hammer, and it’s using that hammer on the side of your face. Judging by this video, a different car company used a similar design ethos when it came time to craft the pipes …

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2015 Ford Mustang GT Manual

It's more refined than ever, but is the new Mustang still a stallion?<p>With the new Ford Mustang finally sitting before us, a walkaround is the first order of business. Circling the newest pony, there’s no mistaking it for anything but a Mustang. The all-new 2015 model retains the right proportions, …

We Hear: Upcoming Volvo S90 Sedan Aimed at 5 Series, E-Class

Now that the 2016 Volvo XC90 crossover has been fully revealed, rumors of a new Volvo S90 sedan are beginning to surface. The upcoming Volvo S90 sedan will be aimed at the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, according to <i>Auto Express</i>.<p>Based on the automaker’s new SPA (Scalable Product …

2015 Ford Mustang 2.3L EcoBoost Automatic

Less of an SVO than an American Audi A5.<p>The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost is the answer to a question that was asked during the last oil crisis. Which, if you were born later than 1979, was blessedly over by the time you arrived. In the aftermath, Ford took a whack at the challenge of creating a …

Mystery Lamborghini Teased Before 2014 Paris Auto Show

Lamborghini is teasing a new model ahead of the 2014 Paris auto show. Although few details can be made out from the sketch, the silhouette could preview a brand new concept or the production version of the Lamborghini Urus SUV the automaker has been showing for the past two years.<p>A small caption …

This Is the World's Smallest Functional V-12 Engine

You’d never guess it judging by the collection of tiny, intricate works of kinetic art on display in his workshop, but José Manuel Hermo Barreiro, a.k.a. “Patelo,” claims to be a “very impatient person.” A retired naval mechanic, Patelo continues to create after his contemporaries have ditched …

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Secret Porsches to debut in special Museum exhibition

18 Sep<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>The latest special exhibition to grace the Porsche Museum opened yesterday, revealing 16 unique cars, many of which have …

2015 Mazda CX-5 Touring FWD Long-Term Arrival

As automotive journalists, we are always exchanging one car for another. With everything from convertibles to pickups, we are spoiled with receiving a few new cars per week to review. So why would we commit a whole year to a 2015 Mazda CX-5?<p>There’s a good chance that if you’re looking for a small …

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick + Award

Thanks to structural changes made on the 2015 model, the Volkswagen Jetta has earned a Top Safety Pick + rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.<p>Volkswagen strengthened the Jetta’s A-pillars and door sills, which bumped up its score on the small overlap test. For 2015, the Jetta …

One-Off Nissan Leaf Pickup Used as Shop Truck

Say hello to Sparky, a Nissan Leaf pickup truck created by engineers at the automaker’s technical center in Arizona. The zero-emissions truck started life when the team needed a new vehicle to haul around their tools, resulting in the funky project <b>Leaf featured</b> below.<p>Nissan durability and …

Next-Generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spied in Germany

A prototype for the next-generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class has been spotted testing in Germany. While few details of the next E-Class are known, we can make out a few details through the camouflage.<p>From these images, the prototype appears to have softer lines similar to those of the current …

Renault's R.S. 01 Is a Stylish, $400K Spec-Series Racer

It has a Nissan GT-R engine and a Dallara-built carbon-fiber tub, and—if you have $400,000 sitting around—you can buy one and enter what’s likely to be a spectacular bangs-and-bumps pro-am championship racing series. Meet the Renault R.S. 01.<p>Yes, that’s right, Renault. Despite the brand’s complete …

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Toyota Recalls 2014 Camry for Possible Fuel Leak

General Motors Recalling Small Batch of CNG-Powered Vans For Possible Gas Leak<p>Toyota announced today that it is recalling 20,000 late model vehicles equipped with the 3.5-liter V-6 engine for a possible fuel leak. Affected models include the 2014 Toyota Camry, Avalon, Highlander, and Sienna, as …

Lotus Plans to Cut 325 Jobs

In a proposed restructuring plan, Lotus will cut up to 325 jobs worldwide, the company said in a statement today.<p>The cuts represent about a quarter of its global workforce. Lotus is currently speaking with its staff and will redeploy workers to other areas in an effort to minimize job losses. …

2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS

A faster kind of funky.<p>On this planet since 2010, the Nissan Juke is the poster child for nonconformist new-wave crossovers. The design looks strangely amphibian, or like something you might encounter while scuba diving a deep reef near the Bahamas. Or a thing to be served with drawn butter and a …

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Cadillac's Ultra-Luxe Flagship to Be Built in Detroit

To be more specific, Cadillac’s forthcoming flagship sedan actually will be assembled in Hamtramck, a city that’s almost completely surrounded by Detroit.<p>The General Motors plant there opened in 1985 assembling Eldorados and Sevilles, so this completes a circle in a way. The facility’s 1600 workers …

Major Cuts Threatened at Lotus

The big surprise about Lotus’s announcement of job losses is that it has taken so long to happen.<p>It’s been more than two years since former Lotus CEO Dany Bahar’s acrimonious split from the company and the axing of his ambitious plans to introduce five entirely new models. Since then things have …

Official Photo of the 2015 Honda CR-V Surfaces

The Honda CR-V has proven to be a popular crossover and it looks like its appeal will only get stronger thanks to a facelift. We’ve come into possession of this, Honda’s official CR-V photo, that appears to a refreshed 2015 model.<p>That said, the 2015 Honda CR-V will arrive in showrooms with a …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Porsche Cayenne

Now entering its third generation, the 2015 Porsche Cayenne gets a comprehensive makeover without losing much of its signature look. And with the new 2015 Porsche Macan in the fold, the automaker is able to push the luxury sports SUV a tad more upmarket. Are the updates enough to justify a slightly …